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Informations and Services for guest scientists at GSI/FAIR

VISA to Germany and work permission at GSI/FAIR

Contact: Mrs. Silvia Engel
Department: Personal- und Sozialwesen (Personnel and Social Affairs)

Phone: +49-6159-71 2603
FAX: +49-6159-71 2105

E-Mail: S.Engel(at)gsi.de

Entry permission to GSI/FAIR

In order to enter GSI/FAIR one needs entry permission which is checked at the entrance gate: In order to get a permission as guest scientist (user) contact the secretary of your host department prior to your arrival at GSI/FAIR.


Health insurance and Liability insurance can be bought at GSI/FAIR on a daily basis.

For details contact the guest-office.

Lodging at GSI/FAIR

Find here information about the various possibilities to get accommodation at GSI/FAIR and nearby. For any further information please contact our guest office.

Lodging facilities

Computer access

In order to get a computer account at the GSI/FAIR computer facilities follow the procedure explained in the web: User accounts

WLAN access is available on the campus and in the guesthouse on-site.

How to reach GSI/FAIR

To find detailed descriptions how to reach GSI/FAIR by car, plane or train, please click here: How to get to GSI/FAIR.

Brochure for guest scientists

A brochure with much more detailed information for GSI/FAIR's guest scientists is available at the departments' secretaries and at the guest-office.

PhD students

The PhD-Student-Wiki offers information for PhD students at GSI/FAIR.